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Christine G. Rolph

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Christine Gregorski Rolph serves as the Global Co-chair of Latham & Watkins' Product Liability, Mass Torts & Consumer Class Actions Practice and is a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. She has been recognized as a Products Liability Litigation Star by Euromoney's Benchmark Litigation and is consistently recommended by The Legal 500 US for her work in product liability and mass tort defense. As a result of praise from clients and peers, Ms. Rolph was named in Benchmark Litigation’s 2012 and 2013 lists of “local Litigation Stars” in Washington, D.C. for her products liability work. Benchmark has recognized Ms. Rolph as one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” each year since 2012.


Environmental, Land & Resources Partner


United States: Industry focus

Environment: litigation

Within: Environment: litigation

Latham & Watkins LLP ‘is a strong firm that frequently delivers exceptional results’. In Washington DC, the practice hired Janice Schneider, the former US Senate-confirmed assistant secretary for land and minerals management at the Department of the Interior (DOI); former DOI chief of staff, Tommy Beaudreau; Steven Croley, who was previously confirmed as GC for the Department of Energy; and Joel Beauvais, former deputy assistant administrator for water at the EPA. The practice’s scope includes climate change, air quality, toxic tort and water quality. Other areas of strength are insurance coverage, policyholder disputes, and energy and natural resources projects. Highlights included acting for Newhall Land & Farming in brokering a landmark settlement that allows one of California’s largest master-planned communities to proceed; the legal work included successful negotiations with leading environmental groups and an unprecedented greenhouse gas emission plan. Chicago-based Mary Rose Alexander is global environment litigation practice chair; New York-based Kegan Brown ‘achieves goals’; Robert Howard chairs the San Diego environment, land and resources department; and Andrea Hogan chairs the firm’s San Francisco-based team. Other key advisers include Los Angeles’ Michael Romey; Chicago-based Thomas Heiden; Robert Wyman, who divides his time between Los Angeles and Washington DC; as well as Julia Hatcher and Christine Rolph in Washington DC.

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